[USN-4501-1] LuaJIT vulnerability
emilia.torino at canonical.com
Tue Sep 15 23:04:14 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4501-1
September 15, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
LuaJIT could be made crash or expose sensitive information if it received
specially crafted input.
- luajit: Just in time compiler for Lua programming language version 5.1
It was discovered that an out-of-bounds read existed in LuaJIT. An
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (application crash)
or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-15890)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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